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Paul Gavarni

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Histoire d'en dire deux

Just to Say Two, from the periodical "L'Artiste"

Artist: Paul Gavarni (1804 - 1866) Primary
Artist: Alfred Lemercier (active ) Printer
19th century
Dimensions: 7.68 x 6.26 in. (19.5 x 15.9 cm)
Dimensions Extent: image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: Europe, France
Medium and Support: Lithograph on paper
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2017
Accession Number: 2017.35.459
Not on view.

The text beneath the image reads, "Savez-vous; vous, Partagé, dans quelle ville de France les horlogéres sont les plus cagneuses? -Non, Oú çá? -Eh! bien c'est á Pau. -Pourquoi? -On n'a jamais pu le savoir!" This translates to "Do you know; you, Shared, in which town in France are the watchmakers the most daring? -No, where is that? - Hey! Well it's in Pau - Why? -We never could find out!"

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